Study Shows that Obesity Could Be Linked With Cancer

November 26, 2014 10:55 AM

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Study Shows that Obesity Could Be Linked With Cancer

A new study indicates that excessive weight seems to be linked to higher cancer risk. According to the study, approximately one half million cancer cases around the world could be linked to excess body weight. That was in 2012; but the numbers are probably still similar.

Dr. Melinda Arnold, PhD, of the International Agency for Research on Cancer led a study which was recently published online in the November 25 issue of Lancet Oncology.

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